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lawmakers are suggesting possible ways to compromise. >> jon kyl was in negotiations as you know with the vice president. he said there were certain revenue raisers and other areas that perhaps we could work on. >> reporter: senator john mccain won't say exactly what "revenue raisers" are, but he says he and some other republicans aren't necessarily opposed. it sounds a lot like what president obama and democrats have been asking for. but republicans insist that if revenue raisers is code for tax increases, that's a deal breaker. senator john cornyn says he's no fan of a debt ceiling extension but it may have to happen. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. and that big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. >> reporter: and he blasted an idea suggested by some democrats that the u.s. constitution empowers the president to keep on spending, even if uncle sam goes over his credit limit. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >>> for u.s. troops in keerg astan, it's already the fourth of july. service members at the u.s. transit center held a cook
are suggesting possible ways to compromise. >> jon kyl was in negotiations as you know with the vice president, and he said there were certain revenue raisers and other areas that perhaps we could work on. >> reporter: senator john mccain won't say exactly what "revenue raisers" are are, but he says he and some other republicans aren't necessarily opposed. it sounds a lot like what president obama and democrats have been asking for. but republicans insist that if revenue raisers is code for tax increases, that's a deal brea r breaker. senator john corn inyn says he'o fan of the debt ceiling extension but it may have to happen. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. big problems aren't going to go away with a mini deal. >> reporter: he blasted an idea suggested by some democrats that the u.s. constitution empowers the president to keep on spending, even if uncle sam goes over his credit limits. brian moore, nbc. >>> next at 6:00, it was a historic day where voters made a decision like they've never made before. we'll have local reaction straight ahead, plus -- >>> it was li
congressional leaders are trying to reach a deal before the nation defaults on its loans. house speaker jon weiner may announce a plan by this afternoon to head off negative effects that could happen when the asian markets open on monday. now, he's seeking a deal to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending by equal amounts. top democrats, including president obama, say they will not support a proposal that does not solve the debt ceiling problem through 2012. >> everyone is going to have to be willing to compromise, otherwise, we will never get anything done. >> the american people have long since said it had to quit spending money we don't have. >> white house and congressional officials say that several proposals are still being discussed. >> well, that's certainly an ugly mess. a lot of people are frustrated over the deadlock. congressman pete stark addressed concerns during a town hall meeting in alameda and yesterday. one of the people came -- one of the biggest worries was what would happen to programs that congress can't hammer out? >> a lot of people living on social security and tha
bill nelson of florida, senator claire mccaskill of missouri, senator jon tester of montana, senator ben nelson of nebraska, and senator sherrod brown of ohio. >>> governor jerry brown has been called to jury duty in alameda county. the governor got the normal instructions call tonight, call tomorrow night and call to find out if he has to serve in the jury. the governor served on a jury 30 years ago. that's when governor brown served as foreman that foreman. >>> so far we're doing good. doesn't mean we're exactly right, just means we haven't had a lot of crashes. this morning on highway 4 we have slow traffic coming up through antioch and also some slow traffic on 680 through pleasant hill. nothing major, 80 still looks pretty good from vallejo to richmond all the way out. there's a back up at the richmond bridge toll plaza heading west. this morning if you're driving in hayward already some bunching up near highway 82. still looks pretty good crossing 880 heading over to the bay shore freeway. this morning's commute looks good on northbound 280. northbound 280 they were clearing an
. last night house speaker jon weiner turned down a $4 trillion deal proposed by president obama, but obama is planning to press for that one in negotiations tonight. >>> as lawmakers continue another round of debt crisis, face the nation is going to examine both sides of the debate from both sides of the aisle. >> this morning bob schieffer interviewed secretary tim breitner. he also gets perspectives from top republican and democratic members. that's going to be on face the nation at 8:30 right here on cbs 5. >> as same-sex couples flock to new york, minnesota and other tape -- other states take a look at the loss. >> still to come, sound off on president obama and the evolving views on same-sex marriage. >> but first, buy, sell, or trying to break even in the current housing market? up next, we break down a new report on the state of real estate here in california. >> jim bernard here in the weather center. after a warm way, we are looking at a change in weather pattern with cooler temperatures on the way. you'll take a closer look coming up in just a few minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,
mitt romney was trying to pick up votes. fellow republican jon huntsman was literally running for the white house. in atlanta participants in the peach tree road race were trying to survive ten kilometers. an endurance test. nothing like nathan's hotdog eating contest on coney island. at d/fw airport in dallas american warriors got a hearty welcome home. and in afghanistan a group of american soldiers took this day to re-enlist. general david petraeus is about to become the next cia director and was there to say good-bye and thanks. >> and america can never thank you enough. >> reporter: america's 235th birthday. a day to stand up and be proud. even if you're sitting down. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> fox news is apologizing tonight for tweets saying president obama had been assassinated. the fox news politics account tweeted six reports that president obama had been shot and killed in iowa. but it was all a hoax. hackers broke into the account early this morning and sent out those tweets. fox news called them malicious and false, adding that it will work with twitte
it so far. jon huntsman says he doesn't sign any pledges. >>> the family of betty ford is making funeral arrangement for the former first lady. ford died yesterday at age 93. she is regarded a as an independent first lady known for her frankness. she spoke about -- out for abortion rights. the medical community also give hers credit for reducing the social stigma surrounding drug and alcohol addiction by admit to go her own battles with substance abuse. >> just the thought of being first lady can be very challenging, and it was. it was a demanding job, but it comes with no job description. >> ford entered rehab in 1978, for addiction to painkillers. she openly discussed her problem in public and opened the betty ford center in rancho mirage four years later. >>> president obama issued a statement praising mrs. ford and says -- service will be held next week. she will be buried in michigan next to her husband, former president gerald ford. >>> tomorrow congressional leaders will meet with president obama to continue negotiations to raise the nation's debt ceiling. and in this weekend's on
this weekend. former utah governor jon huntsman barn stormed in new hampshire, which hosts the nation's first primary. minnesota representative michele bachmann was out in full force in iowa, six weeks ahead of the state's straw poll. she is running neck and neck with presumed front runner mitt romney, according to a recent state poll, and this weekend she tried to build on that nmomentu. lesser known candidate businessman herman cain, also tried to shore up support in the hawk why state, stumping at a godfather pizza, the company he used to run. the seoul african-american gop candidate recently released this video touting his tea party credentials. >> i was in a tea party before it was cool. >> reporter: in ohio over the weekend, cain said he's gaining traction. >> if you average out all of the polls that i'm in third place behind mitt romney and michele bachmann, and they have twice the name id, i think i have the ball because as my name iid spreads, i have nowhere to go but up. >> even former president bill clinton is weighing in saying he likes jon huntsman. he believes he's authentic. he
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